Accession Number:

ADA012767

Title:

Barkley Lock Prototype Tests, Cumberland River, Kentucky.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

124.0

Abstract:

This report presents data obtained during prototype tests concerned with the performance of the 110- by 800-ft lock at Barkley Lock and Dam project, Cumberland River, Kentucky. Prototype measurements are continuous records of the following a pressures at 22 locations in the lock culvert system b valve opening patterns c valve leaf pressures and accelerations d water-surface oscillations and elevation e hawser forces and motion of a nine-barge tow moored in the lock f valve-hoist strains and cylinder pressures g miter gate opening and h air-vent flow rates.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE